You’re young, fresh and bursting with energy. With all that you contain, you have amazing opportunities that lay ahead of you and studying abroad is a big part of it. As a student in this generation, basic education is not enough to get you to the edge where you want to be. Being a global citizen and having international experience as a student enhances your learning process which helps in discovering the differences in global industries.
Read more about studying overseas in this article: 4 reasons how studying overseas will change your life.
Australia, the nation down under, known to be a great tourist destination and one of the best places to kick-start your academic career. Did you know Australia has some of the highest top ranking universities in the world such as University of Melbourne and University of Sydney. Along with the educational benefits, students get to secure a good part-time income early in their academic career and build their experience as they study. Not to mention, Australia has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, such as Bondi Beach in Sydney and Gold Coast in Queensland and with that extra incomes, students can take the opportunity to discover all the amazing destinations in Australia and even South East Asia.
Source: Australian Government Department of Education and Training
1. Diversity & Cultures
There are over 500, 000 international students in Australia from over 190 countries! Be ready to encounter intercultural learning experience and broaden your horizon by learning about various cultures and make some new friends from around the world or from your home country if you are feeling homesick.
2. Work-life balance
Student’s have amazing opportunities outside of university and get to enjoy this phase of their life to the fullest. During the course of the study period international students can work up to 20 hours per-week and 40 hours during the University holidays. This makes Australia an affordable country to study and live for international students. Find out how much you could earn as an international student in Australia here.
3. Easy Permanent Residency
One of the best countries for migration as you can start your academic journey and build your career at the same time before you settle in for the years to come. Find out what steps to take to apply for your permanent residency here.
4. Work Permit
Unlike our friendly neighbours in the UK and USA, Australia offers international student the opportunity to seek full time employment after completing your undergraduate or postgraduate studies through the Post-Study Work Graduate Visa. In short, depending on what studies you have completed, you will get the opportunity to receive a valid work visa (think of work permit) which is the length of 2 to 4 years. This will allow you sufficient time to gain some real-life work experience in the Australian workforce (working with Aussies mate!)
5. Excellent Education
University of Sydney, University of Melbourne, University of Queensland and many more. Need I say more? Check out the list below.
Souce: QS Top University
Check out this article to know more about the Top 10 universities in Australia
If you are considering to study at in Australia, you can now get an opportunity to meet one-to-one with a representative through participating in the‘Study in Australia World Tour 2019’.
Through participating in this event, you will get to save up to AUD $300 on application fees and be automatically assessed for the Excel Excellence Scholarship valued up to AUD $5000. What are you waiting for?
Date: Saturday, 6 April 2019
Time: 12pm – 4pm (Registration begins at 11.30am)
Venue: 32M, Jalan SS25/22, Taman Mayang, Petaling Jaya
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An international student from Taylor's University, Manahil Ijaz is a freelance writer from the field of PR and Marketing who indulges in different forms of art including writing, painting and designing. Manahil has a great passion for psychology, English literature and travelling.